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Going against the grain: the real reasons for rising food prices in SA

Support the poor as food costs soar — but don't try to control prices, writes Wandile Sihlobo

10 July 2022 - 00:00 By Wandile Sihlobo

The cost of living is rising and everyone is feeling the impact. Some are asking why SA exports food when millions live in poverty and prices are surging? Why not cater for South Africans first and block exports? Do we have sufficient food for ourselves before worrying about the global consumer?..

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